Protecting Your Inmate Services


Having realized the value Praeses’ services have brought to correctional facilities in the inmate communications space, clients have expressed interest leveraging Praeses’ market knowledge and experience across an additional service area – correctional commissary service. As correctional facilities contemplate the approach for procurement of commissary services, Praeses’ experience in contract management, vendor procurement and oversight
provide clients with an enhanced Request for Proposal (“RFP”) process, maximizing economic return under a new contract. Further, with ongoing
oversight, management and consulting services, the commissary operations as a whole will improve operationally as well as economically. Praeses offers
management, oversight, consulting, reconciliation, and validation of correctional commissary services to its clients.

RFP, Contract, and Industry Consulting Services

The RFP and contract negotiation processes can be challenging and extremely time-consuming. We work with you and your team to understand your unique needs and guide your organization through the process of
creating and submitting RFPs, communicating with potential vendors, evaluating respondents and providing subject matter expertise in the selection of the provider to fit your needs. We manage the process so that you can focus on operating your facility.

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Management Services

The management of inmate commissary services can be very burdensome for facility staff. We act as an extension of your organization; by being independent and without any allegiance to any service provider, we work alongside your staff and help save you time and ensure that your vendor is meeting its contractual obligations.

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Reconciliation Services

Reconciling and validating accuracy of commissary prices, fees, generated revenue, and revenue sharing takes expertise and time. We validate revenues reported by your vendor for the life of your current contract.

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Praeses Correctional Services Division
330 Marshall Street, Suite 800
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
Toll Free:800.333.8856